Electrical Safety Newsletter: The Risks of Unterminated Cables

The latest newsletter from the QLD Government Electrical Safety Office discusses the risks of live unterminated cables. These cables, which are a risk to everyone, not just electrical workers, can often go on undetected. The newsletter describes the importance of visual inspection and walkthroughs and tells you what to do if you encounter unterminated cables…. Read more »

Mobile Air Compressors for Multiple Uses

Thanks to our affiliation with Australia’s leading supplier of used mobile Air Compressors, Winch Hire Australia is uniquely positioned to offer a range of reliable mobile air supply for long or short-term hire. Diesel Air Compressors Diesel Air Compressors are applied in cable hauling applications for a range of tasks including blowing draw line into… Read more »

Air Hoists – Big Lifting Solution for Small Spaces

With their compact size, Air Hoists offer a reliable lifting solution for an endless range of purposes. You’ll see Winch Hire Australia Air Hoists in use at multi-level job sites, mine shafts, general engineering applications, relocating infrastructure for maintenance. Basically anywhere a high capacity lifting solution is required in a confined space, and where their… Read more »

We Have a Huge & Varied Range of Air Winches for Hire!

We are proud of our extensive fleet of Air Winches, which can be deployed at a moment’s notice. Whatever your unique requirements, our Hire Controllers are always attentive to the needs of our customers, and recognise the importance of ongoing fleet management. This ensures that you receive the best equipment – and the best customer… Read more »

Cable Stand Hire – Our 15-35 Tonne Cable Drum Stands

To meet optimal handling stipulations, optic fibre cables are typically delivered on large diameter drums in lengths up to 1000 metres. This reduces handling costs and also prevents damage to the cables. This also presents a challenge, because these massively heavy and large diameter drums are very difficult to handle. Enter: Our cable stand hire!… Read more »

Mesmerising Pictures of the Queensland Fires

Last week, we were mesmerized by news about the catastrophic Queensland fires that have swept through the state and caused thousands of residents to flee their homes. With over 100 Queensland fires burning, towns, schools, rail and roads were shut down while firefighters responded to rapidly unfolding fire threats. At Winch Hire Australia, we empathize… Read more »

Our 2018/2019 Holiday Trading Hours

Dear valued customers, To assist with your end of year planning, we would like to advise you that Winch Hire Australia will close on Friday the 21st December at 3pm, and reopen on Monday the 7th of January. To allow adequate time for wire rope changes or equipment modifications, please ensure your holiday period hire… Read more »

Hydraulic Crimpers & Crimping Heads – Capacity up to 55 Tonne

  Aluminium cables are well-known for being cost-effective, particularly when compared to copper cables (aluminium can be 20-50% cheaper, depending on the cable type). Aluminium cables also have a weight advantage. These features make aluminium cables an ideal choice for many companies – as a result, the demand for our 55 Tonne Hydraulic Remote Head… Read more »

We’d Like to Welcome All New Winch Rental Customers!

We’d like to say a big thanks to every new customer who rented equipment from us this month. We work hard to maintain our competitive prices and ensure that our customers have access to a range of exclusive equipment, and your support means a lot. At Winch Hire Australia, we’re more than just a general… Read more »